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Acipimox

Brand names: OLBETAM

Description

Acipimox inhibits the release of fatty acids from adipose tissue and reduces the blood concentrations of very low density lipoproteins (VLDL or Pre-beta) and low density lipoproteins (LDL or beta) with a subsequent overall reduction in triglyceride and cholesterol levels.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Acipimox
C Cardiovascular system → C10 Lipid modifying agents → C10A Lipid modifying agents, plain → C10AD Nicotinic acid and derivatives

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